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The Interplay Between Urban Development, Vulnerability, and Risk Management

A Case Study of the Istanbul Metropolitan Area

The Interplay Between Urban Development, Vulnerability, and Risk Management( )
Author: Gencer, Ebru A.
Series title:SpringerBriefs in Environment, Security, Development and Peace Ser.
ISBN:978-3-642-29469-3
Publication Date:Jul 2013
Publisher:Springer
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $49.99
Book Description:

Natural disasters are increasingly affecting the world, taking lives unexpectedly and leaving many others injured and homeless. Moreover, disasters disrupt local, national and even global economies, instantly changing the direction of development. In the first half of 2011 alone, 108 natural disasters occurred, killing over 23 thousand people, affecting nearly 44 million others and causing more than 253 billion US dollars of economic damages (CRED 2011,1).    Large urban...
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Pages:111
Detailed Subjects: Social Science / Sociology / Urban
Social Science / Disasters & Disaster Relief
Nature / Natural Disasters
Technology & Engineering / Emergency Management
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.045 x 9.165 Inches
Book Weight:0.455 Pounds

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